Myanmar substitutes two of Aung San Suu Kyi’s portfolios

Nay Pyi Taw, April 5 (IANS) Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday approved two portfolios, proposed by President U Htin Kyaw, to substitute two of the four portfolios held by Aung San Suu Kyi.

U Myo Thein Gyi was appointed as minister of education and U Pe Zin Tun as minister of electric power and energy, Xinhua news agency reported.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s first two portfolios — foreign affairs minister and minister of the president’s office remained unchanged.

U Myo Thein Gyi is currently director-general of the higher education department, while U Pe Zin Tun is currently permanent secretary of ministry of electric power and energy.

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